Articles by: Karthika Jayakumar

Why caste matters: On Dowry deaths in Kerala

Why caste matters: On Dowry deaths in Kerala

by Karthika Jayakumar and Sivakami Recent events have coerced Keralites to reflect on the façade of progressiveness borne so proudly by the State. Lauded for its development experience, the continued prevalence of crimes like dowry deaths are reminders of the skewed power structures and deep-rooted patriarchy that has a stronghold here. The tipping point was on June 21, when 24-year-old[Read More…]

by 12/07/2021 1 comment Patriarchy